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Interim Committee Bill Drafts

(2005-2007 Interim)

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

January 17, 2006

Property Tax levy authority of taxing districts 70025.0100

March 23, 2006

Duties of the county sheriff and the authority to appoint jail administrators 70020.0100

Property tax levy authority of taxing districts 70025.0200

City development impact fees 70026.0200

August 10, 2006

Powers of a board of county commissioners 70026.0300

Duties of the county sheriff and the authority to appoint jail administrators 70118.0100

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

June 6, 2006

Authorize governor to negotiate reserved water rights of the United States and federally recognized Indian Tribes 70063.0100

August 3, 2006

Establish a reserved water rights compact commission to negotiate reserved water rights of the United States and federally recognized Indian Tribes 70063.0200

September 21, 2006

To authorize the Governor to negotiate reserved water rights of the United States and federally recognized Indian tribes 70063.0300

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Budget Committee on Government Services

February 23, 2006

Requiring the director of the office of management and budget to maintain an inventory of state-owned real property 70047.0100

Persons exempt from the practice of nursing requirements 70048.0100

April 11, 2006

Relating to persons exempt from the practice of nursing requirements 70060.0100

October 5, 2006

Exemption from the Nurse Practices Act 70167.0200

An appropriation to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for the renovation and expansion of the state penitentiary 70171.0100

Development of a prison facility master site plan and to require reports to the Legislative Council 70173.0100

Provide an appropriation to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for an appraisal of state penitentiary land 70174.0100

Requiring the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to issue a request for proposal for design, construction, and operation and management 70201.0100

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Budget Committee on Health Care

March 6, 2006

Creation of the Allied Counsel Professionals Board 70036.0100

Creation of the Allied Health Professions Board 70037.0100

Requirements for legislative measures creating new Allied Health Profession Boards 70038.0100

September 12, 2006

Creation of the Allied Health Professions Board 70037.0100

Requirements for legislative measures creating new Allied Health Profession Boards 70038.0100

Registration of practitioners of acupuncture 70128.0100

Registration of practitioners of acupunture 70129.0100

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Budget Section

March 8, 2006

Required reports to the budget section for approval of state forester reserve account spending and the distribution of children's services committee grants 70012.0100

October 4, 2006

Required reports to the Budget Section and Budget Section approval of state forester reserve account spending 70012.0200

Hearings on state plans for the receipt and expenditure of new or revised block grants passed by Congress 73015.0100

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Committee on Alternatives to Incarceration

June 20, 2006

Electronic home detention and global positioning system monitoring for certain offenders and the definition of official detention 70127.0100

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Economic Development Committee

April 19-20, 2006

Corporate income tax credit for research and experimental expenditures 70064.0100

July 19, 2006

Bank of North Dakota participation caps for the beginning entrepreneur loan guarantee programs 70148.0100

August 30, 2006

Bank of North Dakota participation caps for the beginning entrepreneur loan guarantee program 70148.0100

October 16, 2006

Definitions and Bank of North Dakota participation caps for the beginning entrepreneur loan guarantee program 70148.0200

Beginning entrepreneur income tax deduction 70179.0300

Centers of excellence 70180.0200

Patents held by the Business and Tourism Acceleration Commission 70181.0200

Department of Career and Technical Education innovation grants and the duties of the Division of Innovation and Technology 70182.0100

Agricultural business investment tax credit 70186.0300

Airport economic development fund 70187.0100

North Dakota business climate initiative 70189.0100

Department of Commerce services to address worker attraction and foreign worker recruitment 70190.0200

Department of Commerce division of workforce development career education and career promotion services 70191.0200

Study of chronic unemployment and soft skills training 70192.0100

Department of Commerce division of workforce development_duties 70193.0200

Creation of a visitor information center assistance program administered by the division of tourism 70194.0200

Creation of a tourism partnership in assisting community expansion program in the Bank of North Dakota and a rural community tourism enhancement program 70195.0200

Income tax credits for recruitment expenses for hard-to-fill employment positions, internship employment, and contribution to and investment in tourism 70200.0100

Mortgage loan financing program anad housing grant program of the housing finance agency 70208.0200

Annual performance and accountability report of the State Board of Higher Educaiton, higher education startup fund for new programs 70221.0100

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Education Committee

April 18, 2006

Educational associations governed by joint powers agreements 70043.0400

October 24, 2006

Criteria for and expenditures by educational associations governed by joint powers agreements 70043.0700

High fuel costs incurred by school districts 70056.0100

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Electric Industry Competition Committee

June 27, 2006

Public utility rate adjustments for environmental compliance costs and recovery from acts of terrorism, sabotage, and natural disaster 70116.0100

Public utility rate adjustments for recovery of transmission facility costs 70119.0100

Continuation of the electric industry competition committee 70126.0100

September 11, 2006

Public utility rate adjustments for recovery of transmission facility costs 70119.0200

Energy development and transmission committee 70126.0200

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Employee Benefits Programs Committee

May 17, 2006

Subgroups under the Uniform Group Insurance Program 70030.0200

Subgroups under the Uniform Group Insurance Program 70031.0100

Subgroups under the Uniform Group Insurance Program 70032.0100

Agency budget requests and state and employee health insurance contributions 70052.0100

Participation in the Uniform Group Insurance Program 70062.0100

Retired members of the Teachers' Fund for Retirement returning to covered employment and retired members returning to teach in shortage areas 70067.0100

Definitions under the Teachers' Fund for Retirement; incorporation of federal law changes, employer contributions and service credit purchases 70068.0100

Participation by an association in the Public Employees Retirement System, Uniform Group Insurance Program, and the Deferred Compensation Program 70071.0100

Participation by employees of the State Board for Career and Technical Education in the Public Employees Retirement System 70073.0100

Supplemental retiree benefit payments under the Public Employees Retirement System 70075.0100

Confidentiality of retirement records; final average salary calculations, payment of delayed retirement benefits, coversion of sick leave 70076.0100

Automatic enrollment of employees in the deferred compensation program under the Public Employees Retirement System 70077.0100

Prescription drug coverage under the Uniform Group Insurance Program and creation of a new trust; employer payment of unused sick and annual leave 70078.0100

Contributions and benefits under the retiree health benefits fund of the Public Employees Retirement System 70079.0100

Employer contributions and increases to certain retirees' retirement payments under the Public Employees Retirement System 70080.0100

Investment powers of the State Investment Board 70082.0100

Employee and employer contributions under the Teachers' Fund for Retirement 70084.0100

Expansion of the Uniform Group Insurance Program to allow participation by permanent and temporary employees of private sector employers 70100.0100

October 24, 2006

Retired members of the Teachers' Fund for Retirement returning to covered employment and retired members returning to teach in shortage areas 70067.0200

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Finance and Taxation Committee

March 16, 2006

Information that must be included with annual property tax statements 70035.0100

Limits on transfers of home rule county and city sales tax revenue to school districts 70039.0100

April 12, 2006

Information that must be included with annual property tax statements 70035.0100

Limits on transfers of home rule county and city sales tax revenue to school districts 70039.0200

June 1, 2006

Information that must be included with annual property tax statements 70035.0100

Allocation of school district property tax relief funds and general fund levy limitations of school districts 70102.0100

Limitations on the rate of sales, use, and gross receipts taxes imposed by counties or cities under home rule authority 70110.0100

Elimination of the property tax exemption for farm residences 70112.0100

Homestead credit for owner-occupied residential property against property taxes imposed by school districts 73013.0100

Limits on increases in taxes on residential and commercial property 73014.0100

July 19, 2006

Information that must be included with annual property tax statements 70035.0200

Allocation of school district property tax relief funds and general fund levy limitations of school districts 70102.0200

Allocation of school district property tax relief funds and general fund levy limitations of school districts 70102.0300

Limitations on the rate of sales, use, and gross receipts taxes imposed by counties or cities under home rule authority 70110.0100

Elimination of the property tax exemption for farm residences 70112.0200

Homestead credit for owner-occupied residential property against property taxes imposed by school districts 73013.0100

August 2, 2006

Allocation of school district property tax relief funds and general fund levy limitations of school districts 70102.0300

Proposed amendments to 70102.0300 70102.0301

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Higher Education Committee

September 7-8, 2006

Appropriation of higher education institutions' special revenue funds 70130.0100

Budget requests and block grant appropriations for the North Dakota University System 70131.0100

Cancellation of unexpanded appropriations for the North Dakota University System 70132.0100

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Industry, Business, and Labor Committee

August 29, 2006

Licensing of professional employer organizations 70028.0300

Public improvements, bidding, and public improvement contracts 70162.0100

Determination of unemployment insurance tax rates 70163.0100

Imposition of a fee by Job Service North Dakota on employers for employees utilizing the return to employer status 70164.0100

September 27, 2006

Licensing of professional employer organizations 70028.0400

Public improvements, bidding, and public improvement contracts 70162.0200

Imposition of a fee by Job Service North Dakota on certain employers for employees utilizing the return-to-employer status 70164.0200

Public improvements, bidding, construction management, and public improvement contracts 70202.0100

Determination of unemployment insurance tax rates 70206.0100

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Information Technology Committee

December 14, 2005

Criminal history record checks, powers and duties of the information technology committee, department, and plans, and the department annual report 70015.0100

Major information technology projects, the state information technology advisory committee, and information technology standards 70016.0100

Exclusion of policies, standards, and guidelines of the information technology department from compliance with the Administrative Agencies Practice Act 70017.0100

Powers and duties of the information technology committee and the information technology department, standards, and plans 70018.0100

January 17, 2006

To create a new chapter to title 65 of NDCC, relating to the registration of professional employer organizations; and to provide an effective date 70028.0100

March 13, 2006

Criminal history record checks, powers and duties of the IT committee, IT department plans, annual report, and access to the the justice info sharing system 70015.0200

Major information technology projects, the state information technology advisory committee, and information technology standards 70016.0200

Exclusion of policies, standards, and guidelines of the information technology department from compliance with the Administrative Agencies Practice Act 70017.0100

Powers and duties of the information technology committee and the information technology department standards and technology plans 70018.0100

October 11, 2006

Review of certain information technology applications and systems by the director of the Office of Management and Budget 70015.0300

Major information technology projects, the state information technology advisory committee, and information technology standards 70016.0200

Exclusion of policies, standards, and guidelines of the information technology department from compliance with the Administrative Agencies Practice Act 70017.0100

Powers and duties of the information technology committee and the information technology department, standards, and technology plans 70018.0100

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Judicial Process Committee

October 27, 2005

Exercise of the power of eminent domain 70014.0100

June 6, 2006

Disorderly conduct at a funeral 70065.0200

June 16, 2006

ex 70124.0100

September 12, 2006

Facilitating and assisting deceptive acts or practices 70175.0100

Resolution directing the Legislative Council to study the judicial election and judicial selection process in North Dakota 73017.0100

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Judiciary Committee

August 7, 2006

Uniform Commercial Code general provisions, contracts, and leases 70141.0100

Adoption of the Uniform Trust Code and charitable trusts 70143.0100

Marriage license fee vouchers and premarital counseling 70149.0100

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Legislative Management Committee

June 30, 2005

Proposed amendments of senate and house rules 402(1) and joint rule 203(1) 79063.0100

November 14, 2006

Authorizes the Governor to negotiate reserved water rights of the United States and federally recognized Indian tribes 70063.0100

Designating House and Senate employment positions and fixing compensation 73018.0100

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Transportation Committee

March 7, 2006

Proof of insurance and fees and point demerits for driving without liability insurance 70053.0100

June 29, 2006

Proof of insurance and fees and point demerits for driving without liability insurance 70053.0200

Proof of insurance and fees and the criminal procedure for driving without liability insurance 70123.0100

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Workers' Compensation Review Committee

April 26-27, 2006

Workers' Compensation presumption of compensability for firefighters 70087.0100

Period to appeal a workers' compensation decisioni based on the presumption of compensability for firefighters and law enforcement officers 70088.0100

June 19, 2006

Workers' compensation presumption of compensability for firefighters and law enforcement officers 70087.0200

September 21, 2006

Expiration of the Workers' Compensation Review Committee 70188.0100

Workers' compensation additional benefits payable 70198.0100

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